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Kotow

Ko`tow´
n.1.The prostration made by mandarins and others to their superiors, either as homage or worship, by knocking the forehead on the ground; a kowtow. There are degrees in the rite, the highest being expressed by three knockings.
v. i.1.To perform the kotow. Now usually spelled kowtow.
[imp. & p. p. Kotowed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Kotowing.]
Noun1.kotow - a former Chinese custom of touching the ground with the forehead as a sign of respect or submission
Synonyms: kowtow
Verb1.kotow - try to gain favor by cringing or flattering; "He is always kowtowing to his boss"
blandish, bootlick, court favor, court favour, curry favor, curry favour, fawn, flatter, kowtow, suck up, toady, truckle
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